Singapore is ranked the No. 1 Logistics Hub among 155 countries in the 2012 Logistics Performance Index conducted by the World Bank. Located at the nexus of major shipping lanes, Singapore is an important logistics hub and conduit for world trade. Twenty of the top 25 global logistics players conduct operations locally. Logistics firms such as DHL, Kuehne + Nagel, Sankyu, Schenker, Toll, UPS, and Yusen Logistics have set up regional or global headquarter functions in Singapore.
There is a growing demand for more sophisticated and efficient supply chain activities to address increasingly complex customer needs. With an expansive base of leading global logistics players, world-class infrastructure, and excellent global connectivity, Singapore is the preferred logistics and supply chain management hub for leading manufacturers across industries, which include Avaya, Diageo, Dell, Hewlett Packard, Infineon, LVMH, Novartis, ON Semiconductor, Panasonic, and Siemens Medical Instruments.